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Biological Advantage of Being Awestruck

Simon Phillips

From a Stanford study, it has been found that exposure to ‘awe’ at regular intervals leads to an increase in empathy, compassion, increased feelings of altruism and general well being.

Through enthusiastic narration, stunning footage and dynamic soundscape, Jason Silva conveys a significant message, that we are part of this great awe inspiring cosmos and we should revel in awe as much as possible!

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  • Jeff Nelder

    Whether it's correlated or causal- with the manifestation of the experience of 'being awestruck'- we move further away from emotional jadedness. It's a fact- with one, you lessen potential for the other.